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Jules François - bibliography

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Biography

Belgian ophthalmologist, born May 24, 1907, Gingelon in the region of Limburg; died August 14, 1984, Zermatt, Switzerland.

Bibliography

  • A new syndrome: dyscephalia with bird face and dental anomalies, nanism, hypotrichosis, cutaneous atrophy, microphthalmia and congenital cataract.
    Archives d'ophtalmologie, Paris, 1858, 60: 842. Hallermann-Streiff- François syndrome.

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